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things. you need great intellectual energy and physical energy. petraeus is the first guy since world war ii the public has known. the irony, it to me -- one of the surprises to me in writing this book is the people we lionize, the soldiers of world war ii, they were the people became the generals of vietnam. the we rightly demonized. they're the same men. the difference is, world war ii, there was accountability. in world war ii, success was rewarded, the failure was punished. nobody knows -- first american commander in the african european in the army in world war ii. he was fired. a bunch of other generals were fired. they were replaced by names -- in 1940, dwight eisenhower was lieutenant-colonel on the west coast. george marshall picked him out and said that is the type of guy i need and began promoting these guys. we do not have leadership these days. instead, we have a parade of generals go into iraq. mediocrity not doing much. coming home feeling entitled to a promotion. that is what has happened to the military over the last 50 years. tavis: what is at the epicenter of this -- 1
the next decade. the international energy agency says what they will pass -- as will pass on arabia with techniques such as fracking in horizontal drilling. much of the oil in question is tightly concealed and rock formations that may be blast with chemical laid in fluid and drilled in a horizontal lee as part of the extraction process. critics have raised concerns about how such forms of drilling will impact human health on the environment. president obama renewed his commitment to "freeing ourselves from foreign oil" in his reelection victory speech last week. energy department data shows u.s. imports of crude had fallen 11% this year and the country is on track to produce the most oil since 1991. the syrian military continues to launch attacks on the border town, sending hundreds of civilians fleeing to neighboring turkey. the new bombings come days after more than 11,000 syrian civilians were forced out during strikes last week, one of the largest refugee flights of this year in conflict to date. speaking in geneva, the head of disaster in crisis management at the international
at a campaign that we should have recognizing that it takes as much time and energy for a young person to come back and then get into a different routine as it did to pare and train them to go to war. i think we need to do a lot of hard thinking, both in the department of defense, and the v.a., about what our policies and procedures are. >> but before the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan, we broadcast from colorado springs. we have looked at a unit that came to iraq and came back and could not turn off the kill switch, they were killing their girlfriends and their wives. the murder rate was about 14 times the rate in colorado springs. that is an important point on these issues. we see, in the peace in "the new york times," the story of staff sergeant white smith. he comes home and randomly runs down a 65-year-old woman and throws her into the back of the car and kills her. we see these her the crimes here, but what about what they are doing there? look at the case of robert bayless, the question of the court-martial at fort lewis- mcchord. >> absolutely. war is messy. certainly, thes
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